Cement Tile Application Guide
Encaustic cement tile or concrete tiles can be used in the following commercial and residential applications. Make sure you are clear on the limitations for wet, freeze / thaw, and outdoor applications. All cement tiles can be used on walls as a veneer or surface covering, including commercial applications
Residential Interior Applications
Cement and concrete tile can be used for just about any residential interior applications including floors, walls and ceilings. Examples include a bathroom wall, kitchen floor, kitchen backsplash, dining room floor, living room floor, entryway, den, library, stair, fireplace surround and laundry room.
Cement Tile and Wet Applications The tiles can also be used in wet areas such as the bathroom floor, shower floor and shower wall with the following cautions:
Chemical Damage - Cement and Concrete Tile applications in pools and fountains may suffer surface damage from pool chemicals. Cement tiles are can't resist high and low pH and can be damaged from strong acids and bases. Pool chemicals may react with the surface layer of the tiles. Many customers have used cement tiles in pools and fountains with no problems. However, some customers reported damage from chemical interaction.
Residential Exterior Applications
Commercial Tile Installations
Cement and Concrete tiles are installed on floors, walls and even ceilings in cafes, restaurants, resorts, hotels, spas, retail stores, and offices. The tiles are great choice for commercial applications because they are so durable and easy to maintain.